Patents Represented by Law Firm Kane, Dalsimer, Sullivan, Kurucz, Levy, Eisele & Richard
  • Patent number: 6173665
    Abstract: In an embroidery sewing machine, a value setting screen on a display indicates parametrical items about the movement of an embroidering frame, i.e., “sewable area” and “stand-by position”, as well as parametrical items about the sewing operation, i.e., “thread-breakage sensitivity” and “number of stitch-back stitches”. An operator enters or designates optimum values for those parametrical items by operating numerical keys and cursor moving keys on a keyboard, and registers a name to be assigned to a set of values for those parametrical items. The set of values for those parametrical items are stored in a floppy disk in relation to the registered name. By simply designating one of the registered names correspondingly to a material to be sewn, the optimum values for the parametrical items are retrieved simultaneously and set for the sewing operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 1998
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2001
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Kiyokazu Sekine
  • Patent number: 6110469
    Abstract: The invention concerns a hybrid plasmid for the expression of unfused 38 kDa antigen of M. tuberculosis in E. coli, E. coli with the plasmid, an 38 kDa antigen and a protein of about 33 kDa useful for diagnoses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 1993
    Date of Patent: August 29, 2000
    Assignee: Gesellschaft fuer Biotechnologische Forschung mbH (GBF)
    Inventors: Mahavir Singh, Kenneth Nigel Timmis
  • Patent number: 6053237
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a door of the type having two parallel guide rails, a plurality of guide means (10, 50), which are adapted, when the door moves, to be guided by and run along the guide rails, a plurality of neighboring door leaf panels (2), which at opposite ends are connected to the associated guide means (10) of said plurality of guide means, and a bottom panel (4) which is pivotally connected to an adjoining panel (2) of said door leaf panels and, via releasable joints, connected to two associated bottom guide means (50) among said guide means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 26, 1996
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2000
    Assignee: Nomafa AB
    Inventors: Hans-Inge Bertilsson, Nils H.ang.kan Ivar Larsson
  • Patent number: 6040423
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for the rapid synthesis of support-bound or free peptides, a device for carrying out the process, a flat material with peptides bound to it which are prepared according to the process, and to a use for the flat material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 22, 1993
    Date of Patent: March 21, 2000
    Assignee: Gsellschaft fur Biotechnologische Forschung mbH (GBF)
    Inventors: Ronald Frank, Sinan Guler
  • Patent number: 6028829
    Abstract: An information reading device for an optical disk has a peak level detector, a coupling capacitor, a comparator, and a resetting circuit. The comparator produces an on-track signal based on a detected peak signal from the peak level detector. Information tracks on the optical disk are searched based on a count of pulses of the on-track signal. The resetting circuit has a boundary detector and a switching circuit. The boundary detector produces a boundary signal indicative of the boundary between recorded and unrecorded regions on the optical disk. In response to the boundary signal, the switching circuit discharges stored charges of the coupling capacitor in the unrecorded region, causing detected peak signals in the recorded and unrecorded region to vary in amplitude across a common reference level.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 1991
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2000
    Assignee: Pioneer Electronic Corporation
    Inventor: Seiichi Yamazaki
  • Patent number: 5992939
    Abstract: A head rest sleeve for receiving a head rest support rod having a diameter within a known tolerance range is formed of a resilient material and has a body having an axial bore. Integral with the inside of the body and disposed thereabout are at least two pairs of compressible crush ribs which protrude radially and extend the length of the body. The distance of protrusion of the ribs corresponds to the minimum possible diameter of the support rod. Located between each pair of ribs and integral therewith is a web which protrudes radially a distance corresponding to the maximum possible diameter of the support rod. When the support rod is inserted into the sleeve, the rod frictionally engages the crush ribs uniformly along its length and, when the diameter of the support rod is greater than the minimum possible diameter, compresses the ribs a uniform distance to allow the support rod to be moved in the sleeve.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 1997
    Date of Patent: November 30, 1999
    Assignee: Illinois Tool works Inc.
    Inventors: Paul E. Gass, Philip A. Taylor
  • Patent number: 5988492
    Abstract: A package made from a flexible pleated sheet with a central region reinforced by the addition of a second pleated sheet. Folding and unfolding is made easier by having a central area with semi-extended pleats with a side area having flattened pleats.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 25, 1997
    Date of Patent: November 23, 1999
    Inventors: Gilbert Capy, Akiva Buchberg
  • Patent number: 5983817
    Abstract: A control system for a sewing machine, which is operable in a simulation manner as if the control system is connected to the sewing machine. When a sewing-machine control system starts a main control process, a status of its connection to a sewing machine is detected. If the connection is established, a connection flag is set. If it is not established, a connection flag is reset. A display device displays a menu select screen having a list of items, and a desired item is selected from the list. When the selected item is "Sewing process", the sewing-machine control device operates in the following manner. If the sewing-machine control device is not connected to the embroidering sewing machine, a virtual sewing-machine control program is executed to set "in-sewing" data for the pseudo status information, "0" as the initial value for a pseudo number-of-stitches; and "1800" for a pseudo rotation speed signal. The display device displays a pseudo sewing screen, constructed with those items of information.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 1998
    Date of Patent: November 16, 1999
    Assignee: Brother Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Kiyokazu Sekine
  • Patent number: 5987148
    Abstract: A driver for use with a horn radiator includes a heat conductive hollow base that confines an upwardly opened cavity for receiving a yoke. The yoke has an outer wall surface that defines a first clearance with the base, and an inner wall surface which is formed with a through hole that extends to the outer wall surface. A permanent magnet is received in the yoke, and defines a second clearance with the inner wall surface of the yoke. A flux guiding plate is superimposed on the permanent magnet, and is disposed in the yoke to define a gap with the inner wall surface of the yoke. The second clearance is communicated fluidly with the first clearance via the through hole, and is in fluid communication with the gap. A diaphragm has a top portion disposed above the flux guiding plate, and an annular extension extending into the gap. A voice coil is connected to the annular extension of the diaphragm, and is disposed in the gap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 13, 1998
    Date of Patent: November 16, 1999
    Inventor: Chen-Hugh Hsieh
  • Patent number: D416377
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 1998
    Date of Patent: November 16, 1999
    Assignee: INTERLEGO AG
    Inventor: Uffe K. Toft
  • Patent number: D417247
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 1998
    Date of Patent: November 30, 1999
    Assignee: INTERLEGO AG
    Inventor: Uffe K. Toft
  • Patent number: D417476
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 1998
    Date of Patent: December 7, 1999
    Assignee: INTERLEGO AG
    Inventors: S.o slashed.ren Frederiksen, Lone Malling Nielsen
  • Patent number: D418179
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 1998
    Date of Patent: December 28, 1999
    Assignee: INTERLEGO AG
    Inventor: Kirstine Rainer Hansen
  • Patent number: D418549
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 1998
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2000
    Assignee: Interlego AG
    Inventor: Ricco Reinholdt Krog
  • Patent number: D419616
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 1998
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2000
    Assignee: INTERLEGO AG
    Inventor: Uffe K. Toft
  • Patent number: D420061
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 1998
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2000
    Assignee: INTERLEGO AG
    Inventor: Hanna Kamecka Petersen
  • Patent number: D420066
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 1998
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2000
    Assignee: INTERLEGO AG
    Inventor: Lone Malling Nielsen
  • Patent number: D420067
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 14, 1998
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2000
    Assignee: INTERLEGO AG
    Inventor: Lone Malling Nielsen
  • Patent number: D420710
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 17, 1998
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2000
    Assignee: INTERLEGO AG
    Inventor: Ole Vestergaard Poulsen
  • Patent number: D434167
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 1998
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2000
    Assignee: Artemide S.p.A.
    Inventor: Norman Foster